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What is a Holistic Chef

A holistic chef is a skilled culinary artist that creates meals with the whole person in mind. The nutrition content of the ingredients being used is important as well as how how the person will feel after they eat that meal. Menus are created with balance in mind, seasonality, dietary…
May 10, 2022
Food Allergies

The Best Gluten Free Cookbooks

Gluten is the protein in wheat, rye, and barley that creates that wonderful pillow-y softness and elasticity in your (formerly) favorite loaf of bread. The wheat plant is quite perfect unless it makes you bloated and sick.  Gluten is now known to be an inflammatory food which is why people…
March 7, 2022
Food Allergies

Gluten-Free Bread Substitutes

Whether you’re packing lunch for yourself or your kids, including a sandwich is pretty standard. When you cant have bread anymore, finding gluten free bread substitutes is definitely a challenge.  Most of the gluten free breads out there taste better after being toasted, something not convenient for a lunch on-the-go. ...
February 28, 2022
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Dairy Free Milk: The 4 Things You Need to Know

There was a time when people with a dairy allergy had one milk alternative—Lactaid. Lactaid is a brand of milk enhanced with lactose enzymes that are supposed to make it more digestible. But as I mentioned in a recent post, dairy allergies and intolerances are not so granular, which means...
July 20, 2020
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Hidden Sources of Dairy That May Surprise You

You’ve discovered that you’re allergic or sensitive to dairy, so you finally committed to completely cutting it out of your diet. Initially, you felt great. Then, some of those old symptoms started to resurface: a little belly bloat, a stomachache, another sinus infection. So, did you actually cut out all...
July 5, 2020